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Recent articles by Jason:

Possible severe storms to rumble through D.C. area this afternoon

Damaging winds, hail and perhaps a tornado are possible. → Read More

D.C.-area forecast: Severe storm threat today, amazing Tuesday, late week heat blast

Storms this afternoon could produce damaging winds, hail and even a tornado. → Read More

Hurricane-force winds, dust storm blast Upper Midwest

A violent thunderstorm complex known as a derecho unleashed destructive wind gusts over 100 mph. → Read More

D.C.-area forecast: Warming trend begins as we welcome back the sun

But clouds and shower chances return by the second half of the week. → Read More

Texas toast: Heat crushed records Saturday and will swell northward

Much of the central U.S. faces an extended early May heat wave in the coming week. → Read More

PM Update: Rain pulls away Sunday but it’s abnormally chilly for May

High temperatures on Mother’s Day will be over 20 degrees below normal. → Read More

D.C. area faces three-day washout Friday through the weekend

At least two inches of rain and areas of flooding are possible. → Read More

Large fires are raging in New Mexico, and the worst may be coming

The Calf Canyon fire near Santa Fe has become New Mexico’s second-largest on record and could threaten 15,000 homes as it expands → Read More

Tornadoes and flash flooding threaten southern plains Wednesday

Oklahoma City occupies part of the area where the risk of tornado-producing thunderstorms and flooding overlap. → Read More

D.C.-area forecast: Warm, dry start to week but then trending cooler, wetter

Friday and Saturday look soggy. → Read More

Ida retired from hurricane names after ravaging Louisiana, Northeast

The storm was blamed for $75 billion of damage and killed 96 people. → Read More

Six CWG readers perfectly predicted D.C.'s winter snowfall

Right on the nose, these readers called for 13.2 inches. → Read More

D.C.-area forecast: Pleasantly mild today and Tuesday before sharp cooling

A somewhat subjective rating of the day’s weather, on a scale of zero to 10. 8/10: A pretty fine start to the week with 70s and partial sunshine. * Today: Partly sunny. Highs: 67-77. * Tonight: Mostly cloudy, patchy fog. Lows: 55 to 59. * Tomorrow: Showers, mainly in the afternoon. Highs: 70 to 74. The weekend warmth was well timed and it may be more than a week until it’s that warm again. Our… → Read More

Blizzard hammers North Dakota; fires rage in New Mexico

The snow and severe thunderstorms are expected to linger in the central U.S. through Sunday. → Read More

Northern Plains, northern Rockies face second blizzard in 10 days

Over a foot of snow and 50 mph winds are expected to cause extremely difficult travel, downed trees and power outages. → Read More

Rare late April snow coats Mid-Atlantic valleys, pastes mountains

Winter storm warning issued for parts of western Maryland, northeast West Virginia, where up to 6 inches had fallen. → Read More

D.C.-area forecast: A dismal, cold rain today. By the weekend, it’s in the 80s.

We’ll experience three seasons in six days this week. → Read More

D.C.-area forecast: Trending much warmer, with 80 degrees by midweek

Wednesday and Thursday are the days when we have a chance to top 80 degrees. → Read More

Nationals vs. Mets weather forecast: Rain pulls away just in time

After any lingering showers move off, it's a chilly opening night. → Read More

Record heat to bake California as April snowpack nears 70-year low

Much of California will see highs in the 80s and 90s on Thursday → Read More